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What does Gaenna mean?

Gaenna Pronunciation of Gaenna [gaen-na] as a name for girls is of Welsh derivation, and Gaenna means "fair and smooth". Gaenna is an alternate spelling of Guinevere (Welsh).

Associated with: fair (beautiful), smooth (gentle).


Gaenna has 5 variants: Guenna, Guinna, Gwennie, Gwenny and Gwynna.

14 more related forms via Guinevere: Gaynor, Genna, Gennie, Genny, Guennola, Gwen, Gwenn, Gwennola, Gwennora, Gwenora, Gwynn, Gwynne, Jenni and Jenny.

Creative forms:
(female) Gaenga, Gaenne, ..

(male) Gaenda, Gaene, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaenna Thea (G.T.), ..

How popular is Gaenna?

Gaenna is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Gaenna is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Gwen (#746 last year), Jenny (#968), Guinevere (#1336), Jenni, Gwynne, Gwenn, Genna and Gennie are the prominent alternative forms of Gaenna (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Gwennie, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Gaenna was common among parents during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.14%) and is now much less (usage 0.04%, down 76%), with the version Jenny becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Genna, Gennie, Guinevere, Gwen, Gwenn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gwynne, Jenni, Jenny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gaenna is alike in pronunciation to Gaiana, Gana, Ganah, Gayna, Geina, Gunna, Gwenna, Gwenni and Gwinna. Other recommended names are Carenna, Daena, Dalenna, Danna, Denna, Eanna, Gaea, Gaenor, Gafna, Galena, Galina, Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Gemma, Genaya, Gene, Genia, Genie, Genni, Genya, Geonna, Giana, Gianna, Gina, Ginia, Ginna, Ginni, Ginny, Ginya, Gionna, Gleana, Glenda, Glenn, Glenna, Glenne, Gretna, Gunne, Gwenda, Gwinn, Gwinne, Hanna, Jaena, Janna, Jenna, Karenna, Kenna, Lanna, Lenna, Makenna, Nanna, Nenna, Quenna, Raeanna, Ranna, Ravenna, Sanna, Sienna, Vanna, Venna, Vienna, Wahnna, Wanna, Yanna, Zanna and Zenna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaenna.

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